Exploring SecOps Tools: Securing Passwords with hashcat
SecOps | Intermediate
- 11 videos | 1h 8m 58s
- Includes Assessment
- Earns a Badge
hashcat is a popular password cracking tool which is often used in ethical hacking exercises by penetration testers and sysadmins. It is, however, often also used for illicit purposes by cybercriminals and spies to compromise and breach vulnerabilities. Explore the many features and capabilities of the hashcat tool, and discover the purpose and vulnerabilities password hashes present. Explore the characteristics of the core hashcat attack modes that include dictionary attacks, combinator attacks, brute-force attacks, hybrid attacks, and association attacks. Explore how to download and install hashcat and discover techniques to crack passcodes. Lastly, explore requirements for building a capable password cracking systems and explore the required steps to successfully crack a WPA/WPA2 using hashcat. Upon completion, you'll be able to secure passwords using hashcat.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
Discover the key concepts covered in this courseList the tools found in the hashcat suiteRecognize the many hashcat featuresOutline the use of password hashesRecognize characteristics of core attack modes, including dictionary attack, combinator attack, brute-force attack, hybrid attack, and association attackDownload and install hashcat
Crack a password using hashcatOutline the use of rule-based attacks and toggle-case attacksIdentify recommended specifications when building a password cracking systemCrack wpa/wpa2 security using hashcatSummarize the key concepts covered in this course
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